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Waller Creek Comes to Life
Conservancy seeks radical makeover east of Downtown
"...came on with the setting sun, sinking into Waller Creek and seeping into coats, hats, and the fingertips of..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Different Creek, Different Pipe
" me credit for keeping a pipe out of Blunn Creek in the 1960s, but it was a different..."

April 30, 2010 Postmarks

Naked City
Wal-Mart and South River City Citizens deal to preserve Blunn Creek.
"...given the proposed development's proximity to the headwaters of Blunn Creek -- a Travis Heights neighborhood jewel and one..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
South Austin neighbors fear Blunn Creek's inevitable death-by-shopping.
"...say it'll be the beginning of the end of Blunn Creek if Wal-Mart wins City Council approval today (Thursday)..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Tunnel Vision
TxDOT Sees No Evil in Williamson Creek Tunnel
"...The Williamson Creek tunnel, (pictured above next to I-35) contains no pollution..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

South Central Waterfront Initiative Wants You
To view plans and provide feedback for proposed designs
"...waterfront is bounded by South First on the west, Blunn Creek to the east, Lady Bird Lake on the..."

Sept. 2, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

Big Sweet Life
An intimate interrogation of Jon Dee Graham
"...been interviewed his entire life? Take him down into Blunn Creek and ask personal questions, that's how...."

Nov. 13, 2012 Music Post by William Harries Graham

A Big Box Full of Big Boxes
The latest on the Wal-Mart, Lowe's, and Eckerd's controversies
"...Wal-Mart: Up the Creek..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Poison in the Park
Plants and trees in Stacy Park began to die after a Parks and Rec volunteer sprayed herbicide
"...along the mile-and-a-half-long park and up and down sensitive Blunn Creek – an area that the city is working..."

Sept. 2, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Wal-Mart War: Southside Goes It Alone
South Austin neighbors hire their own engineers and planners to salvage the Blunn Creek Supercenter project
" is roughly 500 feet from the headwaters of Blunn Creek, a unique jewel of an urban waterway that..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Happy Trails on the Horizon?
AMTC's Vision Quest
"...natural hub and spoke network created by the city's creeks feeding into Town Lake. Such a system would make..."

July 28, 1995 News Feature

Naked City
Neighbors are pleasantly surprised with their Supercenter deal.
"...items was a comprehensive study of the health of Blunn Creek, which runs north from the Wal-Mart site. Based..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Daily Hustle: 7/12/10
Transpo bonds keep on truckin'
"...just east of IH 35; delay funding for the Blunn Creek connection until real estate issues for that connection..."

July 12, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Beast Wins a Round
Preliminary approval -- but still grave concern -- for two South Austin Supercenters
"...Donisi) voicing concern about the proposed Supercenter's impact on Blunn Creek, which heads at the Wal-Mart site. Tim Mahoney,..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

TxDOT Hopes for the Best
" the meandering flow of water called East Bouldin Creek...."

July 14, 1995 News Feature

Before Save Our Springs ...
Big events in Austin's enviro history, pre-SOS
"...resident Jean Mather thwarts attempt to lay pipe in Blunn Creek...."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
Council unanimously OKs another Beastcenter -- and a study of the big box invasion.
"...giant plans to lay stakes at the headwaters of Blunn Creek. Opponents of the project had also hoped the..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Northern-Southern Gallery's "Left in Leaves"
This group exhibition frees artwork from lockdown and sends quarantined viewers in search of it
" I went hunting for took me into the Blunn Creek Nature Preserve east of St. Edward's University. As..."

May 22, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
The world's largest everything wows the crowd at City Council.
"...a Supercenter development right at the southern tip of Blunn Creek...."

Oct. 31, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Dawson: Birth of a Neighborhood
Lightsey Road, Between Congress and First
"...the north side of a bridge over East Bouldin Creek, at the maw of a drainage tunnel, in a..."

July 14, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Hitting the Trails
City Trails Vision Provokes Suburban Wrath
"...than 400 miles of new hike- and-bike trails along creeks throughout Travis, Hays, and Williamson Counties. City dwellers could..."

Nov. 15, 1996 News Feature

Bygone Buildings
Right in the booming heart of Austin, folks can still find evidence of times past. Devin Greaney explores some of Austin's abandoned haunts.
"...of Jefferson Street, off of West 35th and Bull Creek Road in Central Austin, a park runs along Shoal..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Devin Greaney

Austin Trails: New and Proposed
"...1. Boggy Creek. This 2.6-mile trail would link the Downs-Mabson baseball field..."

Nov. 15, 1996 News Feature

The General Obligation Bond Package
"...Pease Restroom $150 150 Playgrounds $3,200 2,200 1,000 Quail Creek Park Expansion $70 70 Scofield Park $75 75 West..."

Aug. 14, 1998 News Feature

Dreaming of Buffalo
Prairie preservationists want to turn Austin's eyes – and energies – eastward
"...acres – in all, the size of the Barton Creek Greenbelt. That's all. Most of Austin has never seen..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

"...Park, Leander (such as Cypress Bend, Ranch at Cypress Creek, etc. in Williamson County) face a similar situation. Homeowner..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Column

Saving Water in Big Stacy
City opens public first rain garden
"...Why Big Stacy Park? "The creek was badly degraded and badly eroding" said Watershed Protection..."

May 7, 2010 News Post by Jillian Richardson

Naked City
"...wouldn't want to be a party to killing a creek, no matter where it is." -- Council Member Daryl..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Fear & Loathing
Travis County says goodbye to a coyote-killing machine
"...2013, when TWS killed three coyotes in South Austin's Blunn Creek Pre­serve, which some residents saw as hasty and..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Walk and Draw Along the Lake
Help create a people's field guide to the South Central Waterfront
"...which is bounded by South First on the west, Blunn Creek to the east, Lady Bird Lake on the..."

Aug. 26, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

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